Auctria supports Online Bidding through the event Website, Bidder Mobile App, and, optionally, Text Messages.
Bidders can access the event website on their own devices or download the mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
You can also set up laptops or tablets for Kiosk Mode Bidding to allow bidders without their own devices to participate in your event.
Online bidding is only enabled when an item's start and end times are defined. Specifying a default time for online purchases and donations to be available is optional.∞ Online Availability
Clicking on this takes you to the Online Bidding dashboard where you can manage the following:
- Online Bidding Period,
- Who Can Bid,
- Bidding Behavior,
- Bid Extension Rules,
- Online Bidding Notifications.
Online visibility times are optional and can be used to control when different item types are visible on the website.∞ Online Visibility
Clicking on this takes you to the Bidder Registration dashboard where you can manage the following:
- Bidder Number Assignment,
- Online Bidder Registration options,
- Online Payment Options,
- Registration Options for the person registering, purchasing, or making a donation,
- Registration Contact Options (including their guests),
- Who Can Register,
- Registration Notifications.
Following this will open the Send Notification page (also found under Communication > Mobile Notifications) where you can select bidders to send a notification to through the mobile app and as a transient pop-up notification on the website when the bidder is logged in and actively viewing the website.
Kiosk mode is used to present item information to your guests, and for online bidding via a special Kiosk Mode Website.
Kiosk Mode Bidding
See Kiosk Mode Bidding for more information about this.
Auctria allows you to display in Kiosk Mode various styles of "Slide Shows". See Kiosk Mode Slide Shows for more details.
This links to the website settings page for the current event. See Website for more information.
This link opens a new special Auction Producer page where you can monitor key indicators and other references for the event.
Reviewed: April 2023